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Ratatouille Roman Style

Nick found this delicious vegetarian dish in one of my German cookbooks. I have never made Ratatouille before so I wasn’t sure how this dish would turn out.

Instead of cutting the Zucchini in little slices, this Roman Style Ratatouille shows them cut lengthwise, baked with fresh tomatoes and topped with cream, Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs.

Vegetarian Zucchini dish

Easy Recipe for Two

What you need:

  • 2 large Tomatoes
  • 2 green Zucchini
  • 1 small Onion, cut into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Oregano (fresh or dried)
  • 1 glove of Garlic
  • 1 1/2 oz. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. Bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh Parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh Dill
  • 1/2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh Chives
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

Blanch tomatoes and cut into pieces.

Heat a skillet with olive oil.

Add onions, garlic and tomatoes.

Cut the ends of the zucchinis and cut in half lengthwise. Sprinkle with salt.

Mix bread crumbs, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, parsley, dill and chives.

Spread mixture on the zucchini halves.

Add tomatoe mixture to the bottom of a baking dish and top with zucchini and black pepper.

Bake in oven for 20 – 25 minutes.

Watch our video Ratatouille Roman Style *Easy Recipes for Two with step by step cooking instructions plus a bonus segment on how to blanch tomatoes.

End result

This garden fresh, easy for make recipe, is the perfect blend of fresh vegetables, herbs, cream and cheese. Adding the texture from the Zucchini allows this to be served as a full meal. This is a very flavorful dish and turned out wonderful. The creaminess from the heavy whipping cream combined with the fresh herb and cheese is truly delightful. You have to try this!

We complimented this vegetarian meal with hot pepper Faccocia bread from our local grocery store and a glass of orange juice.

If you give this Super Easy Ratatouille Roman Style recipe a try please leave us a comment to let us know how it turned out for you.

Visit our ’Easy Recipe for Two’ channel on YouTube for more great cooking videos.

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